Tiny Birch Bark Butterfly Box
This charming little round butterfly box will capture your heart. Just a little over 1 1/2" in diameter, it has a removable lid and an additional hand carved scene inside.
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The wonderful qualities of birch bark have made it a faithful helper to the people of the vast Siberian region of Russia for thousands of years. In Siberia, the early inhabitants of the ancient Novorod area recorded important events on birch bark. They made cannisters, boxes, and baskets from birch bark to store water, berries, cedar nuts, fish, and other items.
Butterfly designs may vary.
As time passed, skilled craftsmen began to make works of art from birch bark. Today, Russian master crafts people shape the natural beauty of birch bark into elegant and elaborate designs by using some of the most diverse types and motifs of wood carving such as fret work, applique, stamping, and chip carving.
Your butterfly box will become one of your favorite treasures. Small leaflet included that describes construction process.